Vernon Carey Jr.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 270
College: Duke
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 2/25/2001

2020 Top 75 Prospect Rank: 14
Projected Draft Range: Mid 1st Round


Good scorer off the dribble
Good low post scorer
Has stretch big potential
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder
Good defender
Good athlete


Still needs to improve his outside shot
Not an elite shot blocker
Weight concerns, may be hard to manage body over the long term


Vernon Carey Jr. is a strong, mobile big man that can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he also handles the ball well, especially for a player his size. He can put it on the deck to score, he can post up, and he can knock down jumpers. He’ll need to show that he can effectively guard upper echelon players on a consistent basis, but still, Carey is a very talented player that could end up being a lottery pick in 2020.


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